Congrats to Lillian who tossed her cap and officially graduated from American University back in December! While we took her images back in the fall, I figured it would be fun to share our sunrise session time to celebrate her accomplishments (and to mark the official beginning of grad booking season!). I was lucky enough to work with this gorgeous grad back in October, as Lillian knew she wanted to feature some gorgeous fall foliage in her images. We both carefully checked peak fall foliage calendars before selecting a date— something I’m used to doing in the spring for the cherry blossoms!
Similar to the cherry blossoms, the leaves were working on their own timeline. While the leaves waited a little longer than we had hoped for her session, we did manage to find some pretty orange trees right before Lillian changed into outfit number two which added the fall flair to her session that we were both hoping to see!
We practically had the place to ourselves for Lillian’s American University graduation session at the Lincoln Memorial!
If you know DC, you know just how rare this is! We had so much fun touring some of the most iconic spots that Washington, DC has to offer while celebrating all of Lillian’s hard work over the last couple of years. Lillian graduated with a degree in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government and will be pursuing a position in corporate communications. While at AU, Lillian loved sitting on the benches in their rain garden, sipping on an iced chai, while watching all of the wildlife play in the garden.
Lillian is one of the sweetest and most peaceful grads I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with! She has a quiet confidence about her that puts you at ease right away… and she really knows how to work the camera! Girlfriend SLAYED her grad session! I can’t wait for you to get a sneak peek into our early morning together!
Thank you for trusting me to photograph your American University graduation session, Lillian (And major congratulations!!!)!
Always love a cap toss portrait!
Seriously so rare to see Lincoln this empty!
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